A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Rapar in India on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003kl7. Id of event: us10003kl7. Exact location of earthquake, 70.2016° East, 24.0672° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 05:58:23 / 5:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 06/10/15 / 2015-10-06 00:28:23 / October 6, 2015 @ 12:28 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bhachāu, Mithi, Diplo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Bhachāu (c. 24 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mithi (c. 23 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Rāpar (c. 21 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Islāmkot (c. 12 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Diplo (c. 11 600 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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